College of Arts & Sciences News

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 4:20pm
The American Association of University Women has awarded a 2021-22 International Fellowship to Racheal Mukisa, a Ugandan native, who is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State. With an aim to tackle barriers women face in...
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 4:50pm
Many wonder if climate change is the reason we’ve had 'weather whiplash' or day-to-day dramatic changes from hot to cold or cold to hot. As a climate scientist, Cameron Lee, assistant professor in the Department of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State, gets...
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:39am
In a new study, Kent State Professor Hanbin Mao and other researchers report the creation of an artificial molecule with superpowers. It has the potential to revolutionize nanotechnology – and it also explains one of nature’s intriguing enigmas: Why do we have a right hand and a...
Friday, December 17, 2021 - 10:19am
Have you ever wondered how Asian Americans helped win the Allied victory? What inspired Hemingway’s writings while in Paris? How has Wonder Woman impacted comics, feminism, and pop culture over the past 80 years? The diverse faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences have you co...
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 12:09pm
Intravenous (IV) needle insertion is a practice that many medical professionals learn and need to master. A new project in the works at Kent State will help nursing students improve their skills with cutting-edge technology. 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 7:24am
Of the 33,984 awarded computer science (CS) bachelor’s degrees in 2020, only 21% of CS graduates identified as women, 3% as Black, and 8.5% as Hispanic (Zweben & Bizot, 2021). Susan Fisk, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology, is using her expertise in social-psychology to...
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 2:49pm
Intentionality to build successful academic mentoring relationships with students is what sets professors apart at Kent State, and each year two professors at the graduate and undergraduate level receive a student-nominated award for their ability to do so.  
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 11:27am
Timothy Assal, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Geography, was awarded a grant as a co-principal investigator on a multi-institutional project, “Vulnerability of lower-ecotone aspen forests to altered fire regimes and climate dynamics in the northern Great Basin” (...
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 4:53pm
Mietek Jaroniec, Ph.D., a Kent State University professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, is once again on Clarivate's list of Highly Cited Researchers in the world.
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 11:02am
Last Spring, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved the Anti-Racism and Equity Institute, which creates an important interdisciplinary hub for faculty, students, staff and community members engaged in race and anti-racism scholarship, activism and education. “Kent S...

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